Nairobi,Kenya,Jan 8,- Fans of Premier League leaders Arsenal Football Club held their national day of prayer across Kenya.
According to NTV Kenya, the annual prayer day, is typically devoted to participating in charitable activities, giving thanks in churches, and praying for the success of the English football team.
However, the day varies based on the location. Various locations will have their prayer day in the following two weeks. This week, prayers were held in Nakuru, Kitale, Eldoret, Turkana and Webuye.
For instance, members of the Arsenal Kenya Supporters Club in Turkana attended Deliverance Church in Lodwar, where they donated 100 plastic chairs for Sunday school children.
The Arsenal Kenya Supporters Club, formerly known as the Kenya Arsenal Fan Club, was initially launched in October 2010. The group is recognised by the club and has a dedicated banner space at the Emirates Stadium in London.
The group’s first meeting was held at Club Red Carpet, and it has since grown to multiple branches and venues across Kenya, including Nairobi, Mombasa, and Eldoret.
The group conducts charity work, holds tournaments, and manages various development projects within the society. According to the official club website, the group had over 300 registered members in 2017.
On Monday, Arsenal will take on Oxford United in the FA Cup, and later on Sunday, they will play their North London rivals, Tottenham Hotspur.